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Pennsylvania Tavern Games Licenses [Video]

At the end of 2013, Act 90 was passed into law. Act 90 allows certain liquor license holders to have tavern games in their establishment. If you currently have a Restaurant, Hotel, Privately Owned Public Golf Course, or...more

The "ABCs" Of California Booze Law

Do you want to be part of the booze business in California? Or do you already have a liquor license but are unclear on what you're allowed to do? We're here to help. Originally Published in Krost, Baumgarten, Kniss &...more

Alcohol At Sports Venues Can Spell Liability For Vendors

As any New Jersey personal injury attorney can tell you, spectators at sporting events assume an element of risk. If you attend a pro baseball game, for instance, you generally assume the inherent risk of being smacked with a...more

Recent Alcohol Liability Decision Focuses on Insurance Policy Terms

A December 16, 2013 federal appeals court decision on alcohol liability coverage provides an important reminder to industry members to carefully review the terms of their insurance policies....more

Liquor Stores Held Liable To Victims Of Drunk Drivers

Washington has a dram shop statute that states, "[n]o person shall sell liquor to any person apparently under the influence of liquor." Statutory violations are "punishable by a fine of not more than $500 as well as separate...more

Exclusion Requested by First Named Insured and Contained in the Prior Policy Is Binding on All Named Insureds, Even Those Unaware...

In Berkhouse v. Great American Assurance Co., Case no. 13-0264, November 22, 2013, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals rejected the argument by an injured party in a third-party declaratory judgment suit that an...more

Illinois Supreme Court to Hear Due Process Challenge to Liquor License Revocation

Our previews of the latest additions to the Illinois Supreme Court's civil docket continue with WISAM 1, d/b/a Sheridan Liquors v. Illinois Liquor Control Commission, an unpublished decision from the Third District Appellate...more

Drunkenness and the Liquor Licence Act - What a Licensee Should Know

The Ontario Liquor Licence Act and Regulations govern all aspects of liquor licencing in the Province of Ontario. In addition to establishing the process by which a business may acquire a liquor licence, the legislation also...more

Missouri Court Holds Liquor Liability Applicable to Underlying Suit

In its recent decision in Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Roberts, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50141 (E.D. Mo. Apr. 8, 2013), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri had occasion to consider the application of a...more

Liquor License Renewal 2013: Are You Ready?

All liquor licenses issued by the State of Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC), including all on premises, off premises, manufacturer, wholesaler, and importer licenses, are effective for periods of one year each, and...more

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 3-8-13

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. If you would like more specific information regarding an item in this newsletter...more

Stealth Lawyers: Steven Abt & Moiz Ali, Craft Spirits Curators [Video]

Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Steven Abt and Moiz Ali, founders of Caskers, talk with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about their transitions from practicing law at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP,...more

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